Cambridge Agenda for Children Out-of-School Time has many years of experience in creating vibrant professional development opportunities for OST providers. We offer a wide variety of competency-based training. Participants are provided with active and engaging learning experiences to deepen their competencies in youth development work.

  • Training opportunities are free and open to anyone working with Cambridge youth in OST. 
  • All new staff should attend introductory trainings to gain a shared understanding of practices associated with each topic.
  • Certificates are available our training
  • We believe training is most effective when attended by a staff team of two or more, as well as the program leadership when possible.
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Friday, January 31 • 10:00am - 12:00pm
Working with Middle School Youth Who've Experienced Trauma FULL

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Sponsored by East End House, Cambridge Community Center & Agassiz Baldwin Community School this workshop will help you understand the effects of trauma on middle school youth development, brain development, and behavior.  You also will gain an understanding of the neurobiology of trauma. The workshop will cover best practices for individuals and programs in trauma sensitivity, the importance of self-care, mindfulness activities, and how to avoid vicarious traumatization.  

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Alice Cohen

Alice is the Lead Teacher for Social Emotional Learning Cambridge Public Schools at 159 Thorndike Street. She has been working with children that other people don't understand for about 35 years! She has a deep respect for the fact that young people are trying their best and will... Read More →

Friday January 31, 2020 10:00am - 12:00pm EST
Cambridge Community Center 5 Callender Street, Cambridge, MA 02139